The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 182 169 167
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 14 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.70% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 24
Average daily rate
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£625 £581 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £416 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) WPF
2 30 (96.77%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) Banking
5 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
6 10 (32.26%) Front Office
6 10 (32.26%) Reactive Extensions
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 9 (29.03%) MVVM
8 8 (25.81%) Investment Banking
9 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
9 7 (22.58%) WCF
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) LINQ
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
10 6 (19.35%) WinForms
10 6 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (16.13%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (16.13%) Data Structures
12 4 (12.90%) Physics
12 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
12 4 (12.90%) Rendezvous
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.90%) XAML
12 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
13 3 (9.68%) Web Services
13 3 (9.68%) OOP
13 3 (9.68%) OO

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.23%) MSTest
1 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Front Office
3 8 (25.81%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) WPF
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) Reactive Extensions
4 7 (22.58%) WCF
4 7 (22.58%) LINQ
5 6 (19.35%) WinForms
6 4 (12.90%) Rendezvous
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.23%) JMS
9 1 (3.23%) HTML
9 1 (3.23%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
1 6 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (16.13%) Data Structures
3 4 (12.90%) Physics
3 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.45%) Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Equities
5 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
2 9 (29.03%) MVVM
3 7 (22.58%) Low Latency
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) OOD
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) Greeks
8 1 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) XAML
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) TIBCO
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Sybase
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